The subject was quickly broached. From the start of the conference he gave this Wednesday afternoon, Jordan Pickford gave news of his teammate and captain Harry Kane. The latter had a scan of his right ankle, which had been affected during a shock at the end of the match against Iran (6-2) this Monday. According to the goalkeeper, the striker is doing better, to the point of having been able to participate in training this Wednesday with his teammates: “JI think he’s fine. (His ankle) was sore but he was on the pitch today. He’s our captain and he’s fine.”.
In addition, Pickford, even if he insisted on the good entry of Callum Wilson in place of Kane against Iran, hinted that the latter was difficult to replace in the English team, which must face the United States. United on Friday (8 p.m.) on the occasion of their second Group B group match: “ Callum did very well, notably delivering an assist for Jack (Grealish), in a very generous way. Everyone trains hard with the hope of playing, but obviously Harry is an incredible player who leads by example. He is a leader”.
Complimentary Pulisic Pickford
During this press conference, the porter also mentioned the talents of one of his upcoming opponents, the American Christian Pulisic: “He is a great player, whom I have faced for several years as he plays at Chelsea. He can shoot with both feet and is very skilful in front of goal.. Finally Pickford was asked about the identity of the best goalkeepers in the world. Unsurprisingly he replied Thibaut Courtois “ he comes out of a crazy season with Real » and Manuel Neuer “His level for 10 to 12 years is impressive “.